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Experiential Learning Project Profile DEVELOP COMMUNITY CULTURE WITH ETHNIC MINORITIES! GH04-007 Bollywood Dance Flash Mob in Yau Tsim Mong For Positive Life Messages Our Social Mission: To mobilize and empower the ethnic minorities, spread their cultures and raise the public awareness on social inclusion. Student Learning: Students will learn using dance as a tool for community work. They will aware the daily challenges entered by the ethnic minorities, and develop a deeper appreciation and understanding on the cultural differences and similarities between people. Project Opportunities: • Explore Indian culture and attend classes on Bollywood dance to acquire professional dancing skills. • Practice the planning, implementation and development of the community dance classes and activities, acquire the skills in managing the participants’ discipline and morale. • Teach dancing classes and lead team-building games for the marginalized and underprivileged ethnic minorities, disabled and youngsters in different low-income districts. • Work directly with the participants to explore the use of body languages and movements to present positive life messages. • Organize a “Dance Flash Mob” street performance and liaise with the community students and their friends for joining the performance. • Promote the dance classes and performance. PROJECT LOCATION Yau Tsim Mong and Kwun Tong Districts, Hong Kong COMMUNITY PARTNER Centre For Community Cultural Development KEY AREAS Community Cultural Development, Bollywood Dance, Indian Culture, Music, Performance, Activity Planning, Training, Advocacy, Ethnic Minorities, Disabled, Youth, Life Messages, Capacity Building, Social Inclusion, Social Harmony Interested faculty members are welcome to contact Dr. Dennis Cheung, Lecturer of GHELC Phone: 2219 4828 Email: denniskk@hku.hk Website: http://ghelc.hku.hk